It was what every boy was looking forward after a long, arduous day at school. That defining statement coming across the afternoon television…
G.I. Joe is the code name for America’s daring, highly-trained, Special Mission force. Its purpose: To defend human freedom against COBRA, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.
Follow the success of the first live-action Transformers movie last year, Paramount Pictures and toy maker Hasbro put forth the script that will bring G.I. Joe into live-action film as well. And as with its robotic counterparts, Nike Basketball also modeled some its popular footwear to Joe’s super solders and their nemesis accordingly. The first being
Nike x G.I. Joe Pack – Alpholution – Cobra Commander Edition. Fashioned in a red, navy, and grey color combination, the sneaker is reminiscent of the enigmatic masked leader of Cobra who roll his “s” as he speaks with a raspy voice. The designers at Nike also took into account the materials used on this particular footwear by incorporating snake-skin pattern leather interlaced with breathable mesh. Grey overlays wrapped across and around the sneaker’s frame. The overlays are also reflective, which create an eerie appearance when light is shine upon it. On the tongue is the emblem of the Cobra. No word on the official release date, though many suspect it to be near the movie debut in August of this year. In the meantime, you could get a pair earlier than anyone else through our friends at Marquee Sole..